Cardenas | The Heights School

Mr. Joseph M. Cardenas

Head of Mentoring, AP Art History, 9th Grade Core

B.A. University of California, Berkeley; M.A. Columbia University

Joe Cardenas is the Head of the Mentoring program at The Heights.  Mr. Cardenas also teaches The Freshman Core and AP Art History.  Since coming to The Heights in 1994, he has organized cultural trips to Spain and Italy and service projects in Mexico and Peru.  Mr. Cardenas completed his undergraduate work at the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned a degree  in American history; he received his M.A. in Private School Management from Columbia University. He taught at The Head-Royce School, an independent school in California, and at inner-city programs in Chicago and the Bronx before joining The Heights faculty.

Years at The Heights: 25